Economics on Demand for Lawyers

When advising on a complex merger investigation or competition litigation, a firm grasp of the economic evidence can make a valuable difference in strengthening your case. Compass Lexecon is offering a series of 1-hour webinars that help explain how cutting-edge economic techniques are applied in the analysis of high-profile competition, litigation and arbitration cases. Select the webinars you would like to join and click submit to register.

Thu 24 June, 12:30 - 13:30 GMT

Presenters: Bernardo Sarmento & Helder Vasconcelos

Errors in applying economic techniques to damages quantification can lead to a significant over or underestimation of damages. Building on the basic concepts of damages assessment, we provide a framework that you can rely on to identify flawed analyses. We will take a close look at one of the most popular methodologies used in follow-on litigation cases, the temporal comparator approach, and some of the most common mistakes when implementing this methodology.

Thu 08 July, 12:30 - 13:30 GMT

Presenters: Roberto Venturini & Guillaume Duquesne

The exchange of information between companies is part of the normal course of business. In certain cases, it can also lead to the infringement of Article 101 TFEU (and follow-on damage litigation). We discuss through practical examples how economic theory and empirical analysis can help identify the potential anticompetitive effects of information exchange.

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